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Oriental Wok

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21 Essex Way Ste 110, Essex, VT 05452-3386
(802) 878-6688
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

I have always meant to go here and try it out and now that I have I was not disappointed. Whilst it's mainly a takeaway you do have the opportunity to sit down and eat your food there. The food is served in takeaway containers but if you are not looking for anything fancy and are more interested in the... More 

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Alburgh
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Poorest quality Chinese food ever, watery sauces, lack of beef in beef dish, poor spicing very amateurish , will not return!

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Thank berring0
Ave Maria, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We have eaten at Chinese Restaurants literally all over the world: Paris, France; Dachau, Germany; Fatima, Portugal; and more, plus any number around the USA. In a nut-shell, we were disappointed by the Essex Junction Oriental Wok. We did not order ahead, so it was no great surprise that there was a long wait for our take-out order to be... More 

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Thank Jean Jim D
Essex, Vermont
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Quick & easy if you call ahead. Otherwise, it could be a wait....very popular place...8) Decided to get the chicken fried rice for the hubby....his favorite!!

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Thank Zoanne59
North Hero, Vermont
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51 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Have been there many times for take out and quick lunches, Slow in preparation but from scratch. Fried rice is the best in the area typical of New York restaurants. Excellent value and highly recommend

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Thank mendn13
Essex, Vermont
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Great Chinese food for the area. I grew up in NY, and have had my share of good Chinese food. This place reminds me of some of the best NY Chinese food places!

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Thank mccarthyej
Vermont
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Plan on waiting 20-25 minutes when ordering takeout, but it's worth the wait. The food is very good and very sizeable portions. Have the sesame chicken, it's the best I've had!

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Thank vermonterk
St. Petersburg, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Take out from Oriental Wok is routine when I come visit the family here in Vermont. Love the Eggplant with Garlic Sauce and House Lo Mein. House Fried Rice I don't quite get as the rice is not fried but they aren't the first restaurant to prepare it this way,

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Thank Aliasannie
Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

There was a steady stream of take-out customers while we were there. I would say that it is just an average chines take-out restaurant (though they have a few tables to dine-in which we did). I ordered the Kung pao chicken. It was LOADED with celery which I don't like, but other than that it was pretty good.

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Thank bzurbo
Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

I usually don't mind very average food if it is cheap and served quickly. The food was ok, the most standard Chinese food you can wait. We decided to do a sit-down dinner. I have never waited this long for Chinese food to come out.... It took 30-40 minutes to get a stir fry dish!

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Thank Heartillynne

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Essex Way Ste 110, Essex, VT 05452-3386
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Essex
  • Phone Number: (802) 878-6688

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?